Day 01: Hanoi – Hue
You will meet Hanoi Tourism’s car and guide at your hotel, then transfer to Noi Bai International Airport for your morning flight to Hue.
Upon arrival in Hue, we will take time to enjoy the city tour, beginning with the Imperial Citadel, one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Imperial City of Hue, which has long been a must-see attraction for tourists visiting a hidden charm of Vietnam, was actually a walled fortress and palace belonged to the ancient capital city of the Nguyen Dynasty for 140 years date back from 1805 until 1945. Our next stop will be Hue Museum of Royal Fine Arts (a gallery of antiques displaying collections of bronze, pottery, chinaware, Phap Lam enamel, court robes, head-gear and personal belongings of former Vietnam Emperors) and Tu Duc’s Tomb (one of the most beautiful works of the Nguyen dynasty, with romantic scenery of mounts and lakes).
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will visit Tiger’s Arena (Ho Quyen,where duels between elephants and tigers were arranged for the entertainment of the Emperor, the royal family and mandarins) on the way back to your hotel.
Dinner, time for free discovery and overnight stay in Hue.
Day 02: Hue
A day focusing on relaxation will be waiting for you, starting with a visit to Dong Ba Market (a paradise for snapshots of daily activities as well as for shopping with everything from souvenir items to bronze goods, Hue sesame sweetmeat, conical poem hats, just to name a few) and The Garden Houses. Hue’s Garden Houses are an important feature in Vietnam’s cultural landscape. Not only are they old and attractive, but also invaluable resources for understanding the practical applications of the ancient sciences that governed their construction.
Our lunch will be arranged privately in the magical setting of one of the houses, following by free time for your own leisure using hotel’s facilities or spa.
You will have a private sunset dinner in a cruise on Perfume River, with an opportunity to view some of the country’s most iconic sites while enjoying a delicious three-course meal. Overnight stay in Hue.
Day 03: Hue – Hoi An
In the morning, you will have a pick up at your hotel and depart for ancient Phuoc Tich village. Phuoc Tich located in Phong Hoa Commune, Phong Dien District, Thua Thien Hue Province – where special architectural and cultural values of Hue was remained, which has more than 20 houses built more than a century ago. The most typical and famous of this village is system of ancient Nha Ruong. You can walk around the village to discover and enjoy the local activities, then return to Hue City for lunch at one of the city’s most renowned restaurants, Ancient Hue.
In the afternoon, we will travel south to Da Nang City, through the scenic fishing village of Lang Co, then a visit to Cham Museum – the largest collection of Cham sculpture and artwork in the world. After that, we will move to the ancient town of Hoi An for hotel check-in. Coming here, you will have an afternoon walking tour around the Old Sections (including many charming and wonderfully preserved architecture, combining Chinese – Japanese and European influences) and enjoy the traditional atmosphere.
After dinner, you are free to explore the “Hoi An ancient night” before coming back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Hoi An
We will take a few steps into the past with a morning tour around the ancient port town of Hoi An, much of which remains as it did hundreds of years ago. Your day continues with lunch at local restaurant, and an afternoon tour to the countryside in a sidecar to view paddy fields and villages.
In the evening, you will enjoy a fusion-style and overnight stay in Hoi An.
Day 05: Hoi An – Da Nang
After breakfast at hotel, you will be free for your own leisure until transfer to airport for your departure flight, ending your unforgettable experience with Hanoi Tourism.